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This may be my last entry…

First big decision: That schtick is going – just take it as read that every entry could be my last.

Second big decision: I am going to reign in the posting to this blog. If I lived an exciting life full of little adventures, little victories and little defeats, I would probably have stuff to write about – I don’t, so I don’t. It could be that I end up posting every day but there will have to be some substance to the writing. Read More

This may be my last entry…

…or my first, or one in the middle – only time will tell.

Today I was introduced to Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies. Essentially, it is a set of cards (and now about a million handy apps) that aim to help artists break their creative constipation. I will be employing their advice during this blog entry to see how helpful they are. To assist you, I will point out when I used a strategy and what the strategy said – they will be completely at random and I won’t skip any.

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This may be my last entry…

I spent a good portion of the day listening to Serial. It’s becoming a bit consuming but it has made me realise something really important: I absolutely love research pieces. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to me but it really does.

I need only look at the books and documentaries I love the most: Jon Ronson is such a solid reading experience for me that I barely even consider it reading. That sounds much harsher than it should. Read More

This may be my last entry…

No reading at all today – it’s a Saturday so there is so much more to be done.

First port of call for us was the last day of the Birmingham Hidden Spaces event. We were allowed into the Old Municipal Bank and it’s vaults. The point of the event is to allow people into disused or previously inaccessible locations to get an idea of what happens in the restricted areas of the city.
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